COAT OF ARMS
Government: Unitary Presidential Republic
Current President: Wavel Ramkalawan
Population: 95,981 (2020)
Land Size: 455 sq km (176 sq miles)
Major Ethnic Groups:
- Wed - May 12, 2021: 2 Seychellois Singers to Join Other Indian Ocean Musicians in Virtual Festival On Saturday - AllAfrica News: Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] Two Seychellois singers will join others from the Indian Ocean in a virtual music festival on Saturday, May 15, that will dedicate part of the funds raised to COVID-19 victims in the region.
- Tue - May 11, 2021: Nancy Marie, 1909-2021 - Seychelles' Oldest Citizen Passes Away At Age 112 - AllAfrica News: Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] Seychelles' oldest centenarian, Nancy Marie, passed away early Tuesday at age 112, an official said.
- Tue - May 11, 2021: Swedish Tourists Will Return to Seychelles As Soon As They Are Vaccinated, New Ambassador Says - AllAfrica News: Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] Tourists from Sweden will return to Seychelles as soon as the Scandanavian country's population has been vaccinated against COVID-19, said the newly accredited Swedish ambassador.
- Tue - May 11, 2021: President Ramkalawan - Seychelles Remains a Safe Destination, Vaccination Campaign Effective - AllAfrica News: Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] In an exclusive interview with the Seychelles News Agency on Monday, the Head of State of Seychelles -- Wavel Ramkalawan -- said the island nation remains a safe destination for visitors where the vaccination campaign has proven to be effective.
- Mon - May 10, 2021: Calling Marine Researchers in Seychelles - Save Our Seas Opens Up Applications for Grant Money - AllAfrica News: Seychelles
[Seychelles News Agency] The Save Our Seas Foundation (SOSF) is inviting young Seychellois professionals with a passion for conservation to apply for grants meant to support early-career scientists, conservationists and educators who have original and innovative projects.